disaster risk reduction

China offers satellite data to Belt and Road countries to tackle disasters

FY-4A satellite capturing the weather over South-east Asia.  Source: National Satellite Meteorological Center
China has established an emergency mechanism using its meteorological satellites to help countries involved in the Belt and Road Initiative to combat extreme weather and disasters, the China Meteorological Administration (CMA) announced on 2 May.
 
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United Nations International Conference on Space-based Technologies for Disaster Risk Reduction - "Enhancing Disaster Preparedness for Effective Emergency Response"

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The Office for Outer Space Affairs is pleased to announce the “United Nations International Conference on Space-based Technologies for Disaster Risk Reduction – ‘Enhancing Disaster Preparedness for Effective Emergency Response’”, to be held from 24 to 26 October 2018 in Beijing, China.

The deadline for registration to attend the conference is 8 August 2018. Online registration is mandatory for all participants via the UNOOSA online registration platform.

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24/10/2018 to 26/10/2018

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Wed, 08/08/2018

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Grand Gongda Jianguo Hotel

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Beijing

Venue Country: 

  • China

Event Organisers: 

United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs and Ministry of Emergency Management of the People’s Republic of China

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China National Space Administration, Asia Pacific Space Cooperation Organisation and Regional Centre for Space Science and Technology Education for Asia and the Pacific

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Innovations in Disaster Risk Reduction

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The Innovations in Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) workshop will highlight recent advances in information and communication technologies (ICTs) and how they are empowering both decision-

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25/06/2018 to 29/06/2018

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Fri, 13/04/2018

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Budapest

Venue Country: 

  • Hungary

Event Organisers: 

• United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
• Central European University through the ISEPEI project

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Innovations in Disaster Risk Reduction

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The Innovations in Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) workshop will highlight recent advances in information and communication technologies (ICTs) and how they are empowering both decision-

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25/07/2018 to 29/07/2018

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Sun, 18/02/2018

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Budapest

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  • Hungary

Event Organisers: 

• United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
• Central European University through the ISEPEI project

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Strengthening Disaster Risk Reduction Across the Americas: A Regional Summit on the Contribution of Earth Observations

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The Summit will be held in Buenos Aires, Argentina September 3-8, 2017 at the Intercontinental Hotel Buenos Aires.

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03/09/2017 to 08/09/2017

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Sun, 13/08/2017

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Buenos Aires

Venue Country: 

  • Argentina

Event Organisers: 

NASA Disasters Program and the Argentinian Comisión Nacional de Actividades Espaciales (CONAE), on behalf of the Group on Earth Observations and the Committee on Earth Observation Satellite

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New GP-STAR publication ahead of side event at 2017 Global Platform

New GP-STAR publication ahead of side event at 2017 Global Platform

The Global Partnership Using Space-based Technology Applications for Disaster Risk Reduction (GP-STAR) has published a brochure compiled of factsheets pertaining to the use of

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The 2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction Officially Opens

2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction Officially Opens

The Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction 2017 officially opened yesterday in Cancun, Mexico, following its launch on Monday.

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2017 Global Platform: UN-SPIDER's Engagement in Promoting Science and Technology in the Implementation of the Sendai Framework

UN-SPIDER's Engagement in Promoting Science and Technology in the Implementation of the Sendai Framework
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UN-SPIDER Newsletter 1/17: UN-SPIDER’s Engagement in Promoting Science and Technology in the Implementation of the Sendai Framework

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Wed, 17/05/2017
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UN-SPIDER Newsletter 1/17

United Nations/Germany International Conference on International Cooperation Towards Low-Emission and Resilient Societies

United Nations/Germany International Conference on International Cooperation Towards Low-Emission and Resilient Societies

Disaster risk reduction and combating climate change and its effects are integral parts of social and economic development, and are essential if development is to be sustainable for the future. This is recognized by the Sustainable Development Goals that were launched in September 2015.

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